Sundar Sarukkai, trained in physics and philosophy, has a PhD from Purdue University, USA. He has been a Homi Bhabha Fellow, Fellow of IIAS, Shimla and PHISPC Associate Fellow. He was at the National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bangalore from 1994-2009. Presently, he is the Director of the Manipal Centre for Philosophy & Humanities, Manipal University. He is the author of the following books: Translating the World: Science and Language, Philosophy of Symmetry and Indian Philosophy and Philosophy of Science. His book What is Science? will soon be published by the National Book Trust. Among his other professional activities, Sarukkai is a member of the Council, Indian Council for Philosophical Research and is an Editorial Board Member, Leonardo Book Series, MIT Press, USA.